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Children of a Lesser God (1986)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $31,853,080Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
81% - Fresh
Audience
78% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 3rd, 1986 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
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Source:Based on Play
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 27th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 20 $906,244 Apr 3, 1987 185
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 740 $1,129,214 Nov 21, 1986 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 942 $1,331,594 Nov 14, 1986 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,215 $1,581,397 Nov 7, 1986 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,714 $1,571,939 Oct 31, 1986 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,252 $1,810,811 Oct 24, 1986 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,817 $2,038,900 Oct 17, 1986 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,589 $1,928,543 Oct 10, 1986 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,129 $1,909,084 Oct 3, 1986 3

Cast

   James
Marlee Matlin    Sarah Norman
Piper Laurie    Mrs. Norman
Philip Bosco    Dr. Curtis Franklin

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/10/03 5 $1,909,084   215 $8,879   $1,909,084 3
1986/10/10 8 $1,928,543 +1% 241 $8,002   $4,507,215 10
1986/10/17 6 $2,038,900 +6% 480 $4,248   $6,991,691 17
1986/10/24 8 $1,810,811 -11% 480 $3,773   $9,546,141 24
1986/10/31 7 $1,571,939 -13% 544 $2,890   $11,714,728 31
1986/11/07 9 $1,581,397 +1% 544 $2,907   $13,916,872 38
1986/11/14 7 $1,331,594 -16% 544 $2,448   $15,828,763 45
1986/11/21 10 $1,129,214 -15% 501 $2,254   $17,336,662 52
1987/04/03 14 $906,244   460 $1,970   $28,466,682 185

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1986/10/03 5 $2,578,672   215 $11,994   $2,578,672 7
1986/10/10 8 $2,374,119 -8% 241 $9,851   $4,952,791 14
1986/10/17 6 $2,782,539 +17% 480 $5,797   $7,735,330 21
1986/10/24 8 $2,407,459 -13% 480 $5,016   $10,142,789 28
1986/10/31 6 $2,192,686 -9% 544 $4,031   $12,335,475 35
1986/11/07 7 $2,161,694 -1% 544 $3,974   $14,497,169 42
1986/11/14 5 $1,710,279 -21% 544 $3,144   $16,207,448 49